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President Richard V. Hurley to Retire in 2016

At a meeting of the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors today, President Richard V. Hurley announced his plan to retire, effective June 30, 2016. Hurley, who has served as UMW’s ninth president since
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Photographed April 20, 2010. (Photo by Norm Shafer)

Princeton Review Ranks UMW as a Green College

The University of Mary Washington has been ranked among the nation’s top “green colleges” in a report published Thursday, April 16, 2015. The ranking appears in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review’s Guide to
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UMW's Console Living Room Photo Credit: Julia Davis

UMW Converges Time and Technology in 80’s Exhibit

The University of Mary Washington is converging time and technology with its interactive “Console Living Room” exhibit, a collection of 1980’s technology on display through May 2015.
Senior Marie Firth (left) and senior Taylor White Photo Credit: Julia Davis

UMW Students Win Art Awards

The University of Mary Washington Department of Art and Art History announced its student awards at the opening reception of the Annual Student Art Exhibition at the duPont Gallery on Wednesday, April 8.
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UMW to Host Fredtech’s Fourth Annual STEM Summit, April 25

The University of Mary Washington will host Fredtech’s fourth annual STEM16 Summit, a showcase of regional initiatives in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, on Saturday, April 25.
  • UMW Environmental Science Professor Receives Fulbright Scholarship
    Melanie Szulczewski, associate professor of Earth and environmental Sciences

    Melanie Szulczewski, associate professor of Earth and environmental Sciences at the University of Mary Washington, has been selected to receive a prestigious 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant. Szulczewski will use the grant to conduct research at the University of Agriculture in Krakow,

  • UMW to Host Psi Chi Symposium, April 23-24
    Photographed April 20, 2010. (Photo by Norm Shafer)

    The University of Mary Washington’s chapter of Psi Chi, an international honor society for psychology, will hold the 30th annual Psi Chi Research Symposium on Thursday, April 23 and Friday, April 24.

  • UMW Observes National Sexual Assault Awareness Month
    UMW Clothesline Project

    The University of Mary Washington observed National Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April with three public events: Fear 2 Freedom, The Clothesline Project and Take Back the Night.

  • UMW to Host 25th Annual Multicultural Fair, April 11
    Eagle Bhangra performs at a previous Multicultural Fair

    Every April the University of Mary Washington comes alive with a celebration of culture, diversity and spring at the Annual Multicultural Fair.

    At the center of the outdoor fair is UMW’s own Eagle Bhangra, a student dance group that promotes diversity on campus by sharing

  • UMW to Ring in 150th Anniversary of Appomattox Surrender
    UMW's Carmen Culpeper Chappell Centennial Campanile Tower

    The University of Mary Washington will join communities across the country in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the surrender at Appomattox by ringing the campanile bells on the Fredericksburg campus, April 9.